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Liberty Elementary Students Selected for All State Choir

Congratulations to the following students for being chosen to be part of the Kansas All State Elementary Choir:  Tyson Crusa, Katie Haney, LeRoy Lake, Rylie Meyr, and Brodie Reynolds.

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GHS Connect Crews Participate in Health Fair

The Galena High School Connect Crews were able to participate in a mini Health Fair put on by various Cherokee County Health organizations recently.  Christina Holmes, the Cherokee County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent, presented to the students about the consequences of smoking or vaping.  Betha Elliott and Teresa Robson from the Cherokee County Health Department discussed good hygiene, including washing hands, . . .

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GHS Students Earn KU Honor Scholar Recognition

Seven Galena High School seniors were recently selected as KU Honor Scholars.  The KU Honor Scholars Program has been in existence since 1971 and honors seniors across the state who rank in the top 10 percent of their class.  According to the KU Alumni Association website, the program "is designed to promote academic excellence in secondary education, to reward high school seniors for their hard work and dedication, and . . .

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Sage Colvard Named a Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations to Senior Sage Colvard for being named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program.  The goal of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation is to "recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States."  In order to qualify for this honor, Sage took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test (PSAT/NMSQT) during his junior year.  Over 1.6 . . .

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